[yoo r-ee-ahyd, -id]
- an acyl urea.
Origin of ureide
1855–60; ure(a) + -ide
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- any of a class of organic compounds derived from urea by replacing one or more of its hydrogen atoms by organic groups
- any of a class of derivatives of urea and carboxylic acids, in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by acyl groups: includes the cyclic ureides, such as alloxan
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